Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance

Global burden of disease studyNew GBD evidence underscores the importance of effectively tackling MSK disorders

A new study on Global Burden of Disease data for England highlights “a huge opportunity for preventive public health”, but musculoskeletal disorders remain under-prioritised compared to their enormous and growing burden.

ARMA welcomes the new study published in The Lancet on 15 September 2015, but emphasises that more must be done to genuinely tackle MSK disorders through greater prioritisation and a more preventive approach, in line with ARMA’s Key Messages for Commissioners in England.

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